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WNCW's Top 100 Albums of 2022

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As voted on by our listeners and programmers, below is the list of WNCW's Top 100 Albums of 2022!


Click here to see some of our staff's picks.

1. Charley Crockett -- The Man From Waco

2. Tedeschi Trucks Band -- I Am the Moon

3. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway -- Crooked Tree

4. Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters -- The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

5. Acoustic Syndicate -- All In Time

6. Tyler Childers -- Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven?

7. Bonnie Raitt -- Just Like That

8. Buddy Guy - The Blues Don't Lie

9. Marcus King -- Young Blood

10. Sam Bush -- Radio John: Songs of John Hartford

11. Melissa Carper -- Ramblin' Soul

12. Wilco -- Cruel Country

13. Fireside Collective -- Across the Divide

14. Drive-By Truckers -- Welcome 2 Club XIII

15. Willie Nelson -- A Beautiful Time

16. Town Mountain -- Lines in the Levee

17. Andrew Bird -- Inside Problem

18. S.G. Goodman -- Teeth Marks

19. Del McCoury Band -- Almost Proud

20. Ian Noe -- River Fools & Mountain Saints

21. Amanda Shires -- Take It Like a Man

22. Jim Lauderdale -- Game Changer

23. Mavis Staples & Levon Helm -- Carry Me Home

24. Charley Crockett -- Lil' G.L. Presents: Jukebox Charley

25. Valerie June -- Under Cover

26. California Honeydrops -- Soft Spot

27. Various Artists: Soundtrack -- Summer of Soul

28. 49 Winchester -- Fortune Favors the Bold

29. Dr. John -- Things Happen That Way

30. Lyle Lovett -- 12th of June

31. Greensky Bluegrass -- Stress Dreams

32. Infamous Stringdusters -- Toward the Fray

33. Yonder Mountain String Band -- Get Yourself Outside

34. Calexico -- El Mirador

35. Trampled By Turtles -- Alpenglow

36. River Whyless -- Monoflora

37. Andy Thorn -- Songs of the Sunrise Fox

38. Drunken Prayer -- The Name of the Ghost is Home

39. Keb' Mo' -- Good To Be…

40. Little Feat -- Waiting For Columbus: Super Deluxe Edition

41. Dan Tyminski -- One More Time Before You Go: A Tribute to Tony Rice

42. Heavy Heavy -- Life and Life Only

43. Bonny Light Horseman -- Rolling Golden Holy

44. Old Crow Medicine Show -- Paint This Town

45. Ray Wylie Hubbard -- Co-Starring Too

46. Ghost Funk Orchestra -- A New Kind of Love

47. Chatham Rabbits -- If You See Me Riding By

48. Willi Carlisle -- Peculiar, Missouri

49. American Aquarium -- Chicamacomico

50. Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder -- Get On Board: The Songs of Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

51. New Mastersounds -- The Deplar Effect

52. Steve Earle & the Dukes -- Jerry Jeff

53. Plains -- I Walked With You a Ways

54. Caamp -- Lavender Days

55. I Draw Slow -- I Draw Slow

56. John Fullbright -- The Liar

57. Ben Harper -- Bloodline Maintenance

58. Angel Olsen -- Big Time

59. Mary Gauthier -- Dark Enough to See the Stars

60. Amy Ray -- If It All Goes South

61. Peter Rowan -- Calling You From My Mountain

62. Cristina Vane -- Make Myself Me Again

63. Nikki Lane -- Denim & Diamonds

64. Brennen Leigh with Asleep at the Wheel -- Obsessed With the West

65. Bruce Hornsby -- Flicted

66. Sarah Shook & the Disarmers -- Nightroamer

67. Railroad Earth -- All For the Song

68. Tennessee Bluegrass Band -- The Future of the Past

69. Chieftains -- The Foxhunt: Live in San Francisco 1973 & 1976

70. Vieux Farka Toure and Khruangbin -- Ali

71. Dropkick Murphys -- This Machine Still Kills Fascists

72. Kevin Morby -- This is a Photograph

73. Spoon -- Lucifer on the Sofa

74. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band -- Dirt Does Dylan

75. Punch Brothers -- Hell On Church Street

76. Band of Horses -- Things Are Great

77. Various Artists: Something Borrowed, Something New: Tribute to John Anderson

78. Seth Avett -- Sings Greg Brown

79. Ashley Heath -- Something to Believe

80. Unspoken Tradition -- Imaginary Lines

81. Courtney Barnett -- Things Take Time, Take Time

82. Madison Cunningham -- Revealer

83. Charlie Musselwhite -- Mississippi Son

84. Lonesome River Band -- Heyday

85. Shemekia Copeland -- Done Come Too Far

86. Lumineers -- Brightside

87. Maya de Vitry -- Violet Light

88. Arlo McKinley -- This Mess We're In

89. King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard -- Changes

90. Neil Young & Crazy Horse -- Barn

91. Sadies -- Colder Streams

92. Early James -- Strange Time to Be Alive

93. Rakish -- Counting Down the Hours

94. Elvis Costello & the Imposters -- The Boy Named If

95. Youngers -- Nashville Again

96. Anais Mitchell -- Anais Mitchell

97. Jake Xerxes Fussell -- Good and Green Again

98. Jack Johnson -- Meet the Moonlight

99. Waybacks & Friends -- Halfway to Heaven: Hillside Album Hour 2021

100. Local Honeys -- Local Honeys